Stranger than fiction: Rushdie on life in hiding Around Town, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm
Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from house to house -- sometimes in the dead of night -- and must lock himself into the bathroom whenever the plumber or electrician comes around to fix some common household problem, it's easy to forget that the acclaimed novelist with a bent toward the fanciful isn't spinning a tale.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 10:38 AM
Posted by Catherine McMillan, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park neighborhood, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm
This is a very nice summary of an exceptional event, but I believe that Salman Rushdie referred to unsympathetic authors John Le Carre, Kurt Vonnegut and Maurice Sendak (not Roald Dahl). Did I hear wrong?